Larry Aidem

Fandor reveals distribution boss, Amazon, LeEco deals

Starz-backed indie film service Fandor has named a chief distribution officer, and closed a deals with Amazon and a new online video platform in the US. Felice Oper, who joined the company in 2015, is expanding her role to lead distribution. She is a former HBO and Viacom exec. “At HBO and Viacom in the […]

Starz makes first US D2C investment

Premium cable player Starz has made its first US investment in direct-to-consumer distribution by taking a stake in on-demand streaming service Fandor. Starz already has a Middle Eastern SVOD service, Starz Play Arabia, but has to this point not made any such plays in its home territory. However, it has now led a US$7 million […]